Latest Special Reports

The vanguard of long-term storage technology

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 01/10/18
Having successfully increased orchard production twofold over the last five years, A C Hulme and Sons has further extended its storage facilities and with a keen eye on the future of the fruit industry, opted to invest in the latest dynamic controlled atmosphere (DCA) technology.

Venturing into Viticulture

Features Last edited 01/10/18
With the growing success of the UK’s viticulture scene, South East Farmer takes another look at how lucrative this sector can be for farmers seeking to diversify.

Compromised by a lack of storage

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 01/10/18
While most growers across the region only put up new buildings to protect the quality of their stored fruit, Robert Mitchell Farms has invested in a store to increase the lifespan and quality of its bins.

Seeking land fur rent

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 01/10/18
The nation’s leading provider of day care for dogs is now looking for land to rent in the South East to help facilitate expansion and meet the growing demand for this relatively new concept.

Why do we allow these cattle movements?

Features John Harvey Last edited 01/10/18
Peter and Richard Caines run the Caines Farm Partnership across two farms near Petersfield in Hampshire. Their 220 strong dairy herd is part of the Tesco producers group.

Fast and clean

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 24/08/18
From cleaning machinery and equipment to preserve functionality and value, to ensuring that animals are protected from bacteria, viruses and pests, it doesn’t matter which area of agriculture you operate in, maintaining high hygiene standards is vital for running a successful farming business.

Helping farmers get rid of their waste

Features Last edited 24/08/18
This business was started in 2006 just before legislation changed to compel farmers to deal with their waste in a more environmentally friendly way.

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